January 2023

The 17 Very Best Luxury Furniture Brands for the Ultimate Home Upgrade

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This longtime Pekin furniture business is expanding to Peoria

A rendering depicts the planned exterior of Steger's new location at the NorthPoint Shopping Center, which expects to open this summer.

A rendering depicts the planned exterior of Steger’s new location at the NorthPoint Shopping Center, which expects to open this summer.

A Pekin-based furniture store plans to open its first Peoria location this summer.

Steger’s Furniture, which was founded by Joseph Steger 86 years ago, currently operates a warehouse and showroom in Pekin. The new location will be situated at 8727 N. Knoxville Ave. in the NorthPoint Shopping Center.

The family-owned business offers furniture for living rooms, dining rooms, home offices and bedrooms. Customers can also find mattresses and home decor at the store.

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City’s first funeral home evolved from family furniture business

Agnes Heinrichs, wife of Heinrich Heinrichs, in 1857 purchased property on the southwest corner of Jefferson and Capitol from the Jefferson City Land Company for $2,097. On this property, the Heinrichses built a house and a business manufacturing furniture. This business would eventually evolve into the first funeral home in Jefferson City.

Prussian natives, the Heinrichses arrived in New Orleans in 1851 with their many children. On the passenger list were: Heinrich, 55; Agnes, 50; Jacob, 23; Johann, 20; Mathilda, 16; Joseph, 18; Lina, 14; Heinrich, 12; Theresia, 7; Agnes, 6; Wilhelm, 5; and Johann, 3. The youngest, Johann, may

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The Best Presidents’ Day Furniture Deals of 2023

The Best President's Day Furniture Deals

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Thanks to Presidents’ Day, February has a reputation for heavy discounts in nearly every category. This year, the federal holiday falls on February 20, with several deals starting ahead of time.

One of the best things to buy during Presidents’ Day weekend is new indoor furniture. As many furniture retailers try to get rid of last year’s stock, shoppers can save big on some of the best furniture brands. It’s hard to narrow down the best Presidents’ Day deal on furniture, but we’ve rounded up some discounts to shop now, and we’ll be updating this list as the

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See How This Miami-Based Vintage Furniture Shop Owner Brings His Curation Home

Welcome to Room Envy, a series where we ask interesting people about a favorite room in their house. From minimalist living rooms to vibrant kitchens, we’re zeroing in on the best features of the most enviable rooms.

Located just one mile from his vintage furniture store, Primaried, Jonathan Sanchez-Obias’s second floor apartment in an original 1920s Art Deco building in Miami’s MiMo neighborhood (a.k.a. Miami Modern) is a reflection of his playful midcentury curation. Born and raised in South Miami, he began collecting vintage furniture after moving into his first college apartment. While working as a web and

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Interior Designers Love Coco Republic’s High-Quality Furniture

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When it comes to something as subjective as interior design, it can be hard to know what’s high-quality and what’s cheap, what’s stylish and what’s tacky, and what’s timeless and what’s only trendy for now.

In those situations, it’s always a good idea to look towards experts in the interior design field. If the people who are in the know are raving about one brand or one designer, then it’s certainly a pairing worth your attention.

One such example? Coco Republic and

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Specialist furniture company expands with move to Multipark

Repose staff at their new unit
Repose staff at their new unit

Repose Furniture has moved to Building 21 on Multipark Pensnett, Kingswinford, after identifying growth opportunities for the business.

The move from Cokeland Place, Cradley Heath, sees the 108-strong team now operating from the 63,000 sq ft unit on the estate, which is owned and managed by commercial property and investment company LCP, part of M Core. It has signed a 15-year lease.

Lisa Wardley, managing director of Repose Furniture, which is a Prism healthcare company, said: “It’s a great location and has plenty of amenities in the local area and, crucially, it is secure.

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Best MLK Day Furniture Sales In 2023

If being cooped up at home has you ready to refresh your space, then this really is the weekend for you. Plenty of home brands are offering MLK Day furniture sales that range from 20% to 70% off. Whether you want to completely redesign your living room or add some accent pieces to your home office, you’ll be able to do it for significantly less.

We’ve rounded up all the

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Air-Purifying Furniture and Aromatherapy Bathtubs: The Best (and Wackiest) Smart Home Tech of CES 2023

LAS VEGAS—The CES 2023 show floor was teeming with devices to help you have a more connected and automated home in the new year. 

From a flashy refrigerator with color-changing LED light panels and an integrated speaker to a baby monitor that can alert you when your bundle of joy has soiled their diaper, we saw some impressive and wacky smart home innovations at the show this year. If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas, no sweat—we’ve gathered the greatest in smart home gadgetry for you.

In no particular order, these are the most compelling smart home products we

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Save up to 70% on furniture and decor

Save up to 70% on furniture and decor with Wayfair Canada's New Year Sale.

Save up to 70% on furniture and decor with Wayfair Canada’s New Year Sale.

As a new homeowner, Wayfair has become one of my go-to retailers when shopping for furniture online. While they always have plenty of deals to shop, right now the savings are even bigger thanks to their Fresh Start Sale.

Shoppers can save up to 70 per cent on everything from bedroom and living room furniture to area rugs and lighting — just in time to give your home a new look for 2023. Thousands of items are included in this sale event, but you’ll have

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